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Boondi Ka Raita

Boondi Ka Raita is a delicious and easy to make side dish which compliments any meal. Boondi ka raita is a yogurt based Indian condiment. Raita is an integral part of Indian cuisine.

This recipe will serve 4.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 5 minutes

Boondi Ka Raita Recipe by ManjulaIngredients:

  • 1 cup boondi, boondies you can buy in indian grocery stores or use the recipe I have for sweet boondi just do not soak them in syrup.
  • 1-1/2 cups yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin seed powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red chili powder
  • About 1 table spoon mint leaves chopped
  • Few mint leaves to garnish


  1. Soak boondi in the warm water for about 10 minutes.
  2. Lightly squeeze the boondies in your palms, don’t mash them.
  3. whisk the yogurt in a bowl. If yogurt if too thick add water as needed. Yogurt should be the consistency of pancake or dosa batter.
  4. Add all the spices salt, black salt cumin seed powder, chili powder, and chopped mint leaves mix it well.
  5. Add the boondi and mix.
  6. Garnish boondi raita with mint leaves.

Boondi raita can be served cold or at room temperature. I especially like boondi rita with aloo  paratha or with Urad Dal Puri.

Originally posted 2016-06-22 20:47:19.

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